Suspect held after domestic shooting in Franklin

Hunter Pelham
Age: 19
Franklin, Tennessee

A Franklin man is behind bars after an early morning shooting. At about 4:30 Saturday morning, officers were summoned to the 100 block of Grenadier Drive for a shooting. Officers determined that Hunter Pelham, 19, of Franklin, shot his father during a domestic disturbance. The 44-year-old victim was treated at the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Pelham, charged with Aggravated Assault, is being held in the Williamson County Jail on a $50,000 bond. The gun used in the shooting was stolen in another jurisdiction. Additional charges in this case are possible.

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Sketch released of suspect who grabbed woman in park; Cash reward for information

Detectives are hopeful that this sketch will help lead to the identification of a suspect who assaulted a woman on a Franklin walking trail.

Just after 8:30 a.m. on July 5, officers responded to Franklin’s Aspen Grove Park after the suspect approached the victim and grabbed her buttocks.

Franklin Police are seeking information about a light-skinned black male with a thin, scraggly beard, like the one in this TBI sketch.

A cash reward is being offered for information:
Call Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000
or click to submit an anonymous eTip

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Ohio woman wanted after disappearing with three Franklin children

Franklin Police are seeking information on the whereabouts of a woman and three children. Late last night, the children’s grandmother reported that 25-year-old Jovelie Nelson, of Ohio, took a 2-year-old child from the grandmother’s Natchez Street residence. Nelson then went to an elementary school parking lot in Franklin where she took a 6 and 7-year-old from the grandmother, 7:30 Friday morning. The kids are Nelson’s biological children, but an Ohio judge had removed them from her custody. Nelson and the three children were last seen in a blue 4-door vehicle that was being driven by an unknown person at 7:30 Friday morning, in Franklin.

It is unknown if the children are in any danger, but family and police concern has increased as the whereabouts of Nelson and her three children remain unknown. Nelson has ties to Franklin, Nashville, and Lima, Ohio. She is currently wanted for three felony counts of Custodial Interference. A Crime Stoppers reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for anyone who has information on their whereabouts.

Call 9-1-1 or
to provide an anonymous tip:
(615) 794-4000 or click here
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Crime Stoppers cash offered for ID of credit card crook

Franklin Police and Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward for information that helps ID this thief. On March 2, he used credit cards stolen from a Concord Rd. YMCA locker to purchase hundreds in gift cards at a Franklin Walgreen’s. Call Crime Stoppers if you recognize him: (615) 794-4000.

Crime Stoppers cash offered for ID of two suspects using stolen credit cards

Detectives in Franklin are working to identify two suspects wanted for using stolen credit cards at several area businesses. These two used the stolen cards to purchase more than $1,700 in merchandise from DSW Shoes and Staples in Franklin, as well as stores in Brentwood and Green Hills on November 17.

Information about these suspects
is worth up to $1,000
with an anonymous call to
Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000
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Reward offered for designer purse thiefs

crimestoppersFranklin Police want to identify these three suspects, wanted for stealing $800 in designer purses from the Cool Springs Belk on Monday. A male and female juvenile accompanied the trio and appear to have been acting as lookouts while the crime was in progress. If you know who these suspects are, you could earn up to $1,000 with an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000.

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